PASSED!!! San Francisco unanimously voted embrace the UN Treaty on Prohibition on Nuclear Weapons

BRAVO! The San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously PASSED a Resolution urging renunciation of nuclear weapons proliferation, actively pursuing a verifiable agreement among nuclear-armed states to eliminate their nuclear arsenals, and embracing the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. This resolution embraces the five point of the Back from the Brink Campaign. 12-8-20 Peskin ...

PASSED!!! San Francisco unanimously voted embrace the UN Treaty on Prohibition on Nuclear Weapons2021-01-15T09:55:10-08:00

SUCCESS: Nuclear Regulatory Commission Drops Plan to Deregulate Rad-Waste Disposal

SF Bay PSR joined PSR-LA, Committee to Bridge the Gap, and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility and collectively we were able to push the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to drop the plan to deregulate radioactive waste disposal. See more details and links below. For Immediate Release:  Friday, December 18, 2020 Contact:  Jeff Ruch (PEER) (510) 213-7028; ...

SUCCESS: Nuclear Regulatory Commission Drops Plan to Deregulate Rad-Waste Disposal2021-01-04T16:54:19-08:00

SIGNED: Letter to encourage Governor Newsom to appoint Utilities Commissioners who embrace 21st-century equitable, decentralized, clean energy system concepts

Re: California Public Utilities Commission Appointments Dear Governor Newsom, On behalf of the undersigned organizations, we urge you to appoint Public Utilities Commissioners who fully embrace 21st-century equitable, decentralized, clean energy system concepts. The 20th-century centralized model which persists is a barrier to achieving the state’s urgent climate, clean energy, equity, safety, and resilience goals. ...

SIGNED: Letter to encourage Governor Newsom to appoint Utilities Commissioners who embrace 21st-century equitable, decentralized, clean energy system concepts2020-12-17T12:45:46-08:00

SIGNED: Letter calling on President-Elect Joe Biden to issue an Executive Order that enacts his campaign commitment to ban new federal fossil fuel leasing and permitting on public lands and waters.

We urge your issuance of the following Executive Order to enact your “Day One” commitment, with no state exceptions, to ban new federal oil and gas leasing and permitting on public lands and waters: EXECUTIVE ORDER BANNING NEW FEDERAL FOSSIL FUEL LEASING AND PERMITTING ON PUBLIC LANDS AND WATERS Global emissions must be reduced by ...

SIGNED: Letter calling on President-Elect Joe Biden to issue an Executive Order that enacts his campaign commitment to ban new federal fossil fuel leasing and permitting on public lands and waters.2020-12-09T09:54:51-08:00

OPPOSED: Signed letter against the American Nuclear Infrastructure Act, S. 4897

S. 4897 would expand uranium mining and provide subsidies and bailout the nuclear energy industry. We write in opposition to S. 4897, the American Nuclear Infrastructure Act of 2020, which is scheduled for mark-up on December 2, 2020. The provisions in this bill would misdirect vital government, financial, and industrial resources to an uneconomical, environmentally ...

OPPOSED: Signed letter against the American Nuclear Infrastructure Act, S. 48972020-12-02T14:27:05-08:00

PASSED: Town of Atherton Proclamation endorses the five Back from the Brink points in pursuit of preventing nuclear war

Mayor Rick DeGolia signed the Town of Atherton's Proclamation endorsing the five Back from the Brink Points in pursuit of preventing nuclear war. The five steps have been endorsed by 250 health, environmental, academic, peace, faith, and justice organizations, and have been incorporated in resolutions approved by fifty municipalities, including nine California cities (Arcata, Berkeley, ...

PASSED: Town of Atherton Proclamation endorses the five Back from the Brink points in pursuit of preventing nuclear war2020-12-02T14:28:45-08:00

SIGNED: Californians for Pesticide Reform: Farms to Schools program

Farm to School Programs are a vital way to improve the health and well-being of California schoolchildren through integrated nutrition education and healthy food access. Hundreds of millions of meals are served each year in California schools, and expanding opportunities for local food procurement that is tied to nutrition education is essential for establishing healthy ...

SIGNED: Californians for Pesticide Reform: Farms to Schools program2020-12-17T12:48:35-08:00

SUBMITTED Public Comments: AB 2588 “Hot Spots” Air Toxics Program

The substances considered by the State of California to be toxic air contaminants need to be updated. Detailed Comments on the Proposed Amendments to the Criteria and Toxics Reporting (CTR) rule and the Emissions Inventory Criteria Document (EICD) Report under the AB 2588 “Hot Spots” Air Toxics Program These comments are directed to the California ...

SUBMITTED Public Comments: AB 2588 “Hot Spots” Air Toxics Program2020-12-17T12:29:54-08:00

SIGNED: To support CA Governor Newsom’s Executive Order N-79-20, concerning oil drilling in CA

The organizations signing this letter welcome Governor Newsom's Executive Order N-79-20, concerning oil drilling and site remediation. Dear Governor Newsom: (cc: Wade Crowfoot, Secretary for Natural Resources; Jared Blumenfeld, Secretary for Environmental Protection, David Shabazian, Director, Dept. of Conservation; Uduak-Joe Ntuk, State Oil and Gas Supervisor, CalGEM; Kate Gordon, Director, Governor’s Office of Planning and ...

SIGNED: To support CA Governor Newsom’s Executive Order N-79-20, concerning oil drilling in CA2020-12-17T12:23:17-08:00

SIGNED: Letter to call on health insurers to divest billions from fossil fuels

SIGNED: Letter with 60 health and environmental groups to call on health insurers to divest billions from fossil fuels, posted at Insure Our Future. Working with Climate Health Now and other partners to advance the findings of National PSR/Insure Our Future’s report that revealed top health insurers hold $24 billion in coal, oil, and gas, ...

SIGNED: Letter to call on health insurers to divest billions from fossil fuels2020-11-17T13:36:51-08:00
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